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Last update at: May 27, 2016 03:44 am
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City Location Conditions Advisories Restrictions Last Report Time Cameras Sensors
Cheyenne
NWS Forecast
Between the Colorado State Line and Cheyenne Dry None   May 27, 2016 03:44 am    
Between Cheyenne and Meriden Dry None   May 27, 2016 03:44 am
Torrington
NWS Forecast
Between Meriden and WY 151, Bear Mountain Station Dry None   May 27, 2016 03:44 am  
Between WY 151, Bear Mountain Station and WY 152/161, Silvertip Dry None   May 27, 2016 03:44 am    
Between WY 152/161, Silvertip and Torrington Dry None   May 27, 2016 03:44 am    
Between Torrington and Lingle Dry None   May 27, 2016 03:44 am    
Between Lingle and Jay Em Dry None   May 27, 2016 03:44 am  
Lusk
NWS Forecast
Between Jay Em and Lusk Dry None   May 27, 2016 03:44 am    
Between Lusk and Mule Creek Jct Dry None   May 27, 2016 03:44 am  
Newcastle
NWS Forecast
Between Mule Creek Jct and Newcastle Dry None   May 27, 2016 03:40 am  
Between Newcastle and the South Dakota State Line Dry None   May 27, 2016 03:40 am    

Construction Projects
Project Name Project Number WYDOT Contact Contractor Contact Start Date Completion Date Description Town(s) Milepost(s) Surface Delays Last Updated
Cheyenne Streets (West Allison Road) STPU-CH-4056001 Tim Morton
630-8461/777-4404
timothy.morton@wyo.gov
Simon Contractors and Subsidiaries
Cheyenne, WY
307-632-7900
2016-Apr-07 2016-Oct-31 Grading, draining, milling plant mix, sidewalk, curb and gutter, placing crushed base and bituminous pavement surfacing, plant mix wearing course, precast wall component system, electrical, water and sewer systems and miscellaneous work on 0.45 mile on West Allison Road in the City of Cheyenne. (Between S. Greeley HWY and Waltersheid). Project is scheduled for full closure between S. Greeley Hwy & Waltersheid starting May 2, 2016 thru August 20, 2016.   7.82 to 7.82 Paved None Apr 11, 2016 03:18 pm
Lusk Bridge Replacement STP-DR23431 Jim Barnes
307-331-1535
james.barnes@wyo.gov
Reiman Corp. and Subsidiary
Cheyenne, WY
307-632-8971
2016-Apr-01 2016-Sep-30 Structure replacement and miscellaneous work on US 85 at RM 149.9 in the town of Lusk. The bridge on US 85, R.M. 149.9, is closed. Use posted detour. No overwidth/overweight loads allowed. Permitted oversize loads use WYO 270 detour.   149.9 to 149.9 Paved None Apr 11, 2016 03:21 pm
Cheyenne - Torrington (Berry Section) SCP-TC-N852002 Wayne Shenefelt
307-630-8462
Simon Contractors and Subsidiaries
Cheyenne, WY
307-632-7900
2016-Apr-11 2016-Oct-31 Grading, draining, milling plant mix, placing base and bituminous pavement surfacing, chip seal, reclaimed asphalt pavement, concrete headwall, fencing and miscellaneous work on 8.01 miles on US 85 beginning at RM 27.30 between Cheyenne and Torrington. MP 27 - MP 28: Possible flagger operation with minor delays (weather permitting).   27.3 to 35.31 Paved Various delay conditions Apr 27, 2016 12:19 pm

District Comments
District 1 I-80: Wagonhound Rest Area located between Arlington and Elk Mountain at milepost 267 is closed until further notice. I-80: Fort Steele Rest Area located between Rawlins and Walcott Jct at milepost 228 is closed for maintenance. 
District 2  
District 4 I-90: 16' width restriction in effect eastbound near Gillette at milepost 126 due to bridge damage. 

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Impact Levels Description / Recommended Action
Low Minimal impacts expected, use general caution.
Moderate Some impacts expected, use extra caution. Stay alert for changing road and weather conditions.
High Dangerous impacts expected, use extreme caution, delay travel or consider alternate route. If travel is necessary, slow down and allow extra time.
CLOSED Per W.S. 24-1-109, motorists traveling on a closed road without permission from WYDOT or WHP may be subject to a fine of up to $750 and/or up to 30 days imprisonment.
Seasonal / Long-Duration Event Impact level used to distinguish long-duration events from emergent events.
All travelers are encouraged to check present conditions and forecasts before departing.


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